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Pakistan Army protests cross-border attacks by India

Pakistan's Director General of Military Operations protested Indian attacks on the Line of Control in Kashmir in a meeting with his Indian counterpart.According to a statement released by the Indian side, Pakistan complained that Indian Army had killed four Pakistani soldiers and one civilian by cross-border firing.India and Pakistan are

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SC refuses to expedite challenge against taking back of partition migrants from Pakistan

The Supreme Court has refused the request for an early listing of a petition that questions permitting descendants of people who migrated to Pakistan to come back to India.The petition seeks the quashing of the Jammu and Kashmir Rehabilitation Act of 1981 that would give the right of return to

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Ex-Police Chief warns of imbalance in Muslim population growth

TP Senkumar, who stepped down as the head of Kerala's police force a week ago, has stirred a hornet's nest in the southern states by expressing alarm over the relatively higher fertility rate of Kerala's Muslim community compared to others.Quoting government of Kerala's statistics, Senkumar pointed out that 41.5% of

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Facebook joins Election Commission’s ‘No Voter Left Behind’ campaign

Social network Facebook said it has tied up with the Election Commission of India to remind Indians to register themselves to vote."Starting from 1st July till 4th July, the voter registration reminder will be sent to people on Facebook in India who are eligible to vote," Facebook said, on a

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As politicians step back, poets try bridge barriers in South Asia

Where the sun cannot reach, a poet's words can, goes a popular saying.At a time when the concept of South Asian community and solidarity is receding due to the onslaught of geopolitical interests and the widening distrust among regional countries, poets are imagining what politicians have failed to do.They still

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Kabul Blast: Is Islamic State expanding its reach in the subcontinent?

Is this mother of all bomb blast? If one looks at the magnitude of Wednesday morning’s explosion in Kabul, one scouts to find a parallel in recent times.A sewage tanker laden with bomb is denoted at the heart of Kabul city surrounded by presidential palace and many prominent embassies.Kabul

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Kabul bomb blast among biggest in recent years, casualties may cross 100

The bomb blast that took place a few minutes ago near the German and Indian embassies in Kabul killed at least 50 people and injured another 50, Afghanistan's ministry of interior spokesperson Najib Danish said.The blast, considered to be one of the biggest in recent years, happened inside the diplomatic

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Ravi Shankar Prasad tears into Mamata for ‘forcing’ family to abandon BJP

BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad today attacked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Bannerjee using very sharp words for what he said was the pressure brought on the adivasi family to renege its connection with his party and become supporters of Bannerjee's Trinamool Congress."It is a matter of concern

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Republic TV will be nationalist, pro-military & global – Arnab Goswami

Republic TV, the upcoming news channel, will be staunchly nationalist and pro-military, and will attempt to bring back 'balance' into a media dominated by a small set of academics and intellectuals in the capital, going by the comments of Arnab Goswami, the head of the channel."All Indians should be pro military and pro

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